We’re delighted that you want to fundraise for MWF and help with our life affirming work around the world. You can start from going through our fundraising toolkit and resources.

Promote Your Fundraising

Spread the word

Now you’ve decided to get involved and fundraise, you’ll need to start spreading the word about what you’re doing to raise money through your social media and contacting your local media.

MWF is supported entirely by your donations so the more people who know about your fundraising, the more you could raise to help make a lasting difference.

Use social media

You can use social media to promote your event, let people know why you’re fundraising for MWF and boost your donations.

Top tips

  • Type @MinhajWelfare in your Facebook posts (you’ll need to ‘like’ us first).
  • Type #TeamMWF on Twitter.
  • Use photographs and videos to tell your fundraising story, show people how much effort you are putting into your fundraising and remind them to sponsor you.
  • Tag other people, especially on Facebook, Twitter and Google+ to spread your message even further.

Make sure you’re getting the most out of Facebook, Twitter Instagram and blogging by downloading our social media pack below.

Contact your local newspaper
or radio station

In your press release remember to:

  • Include the most important information in the first paragraphs: when, who, where, what and why
  • Quote the person taking part
  • Give further details
  • Include examples of how fundraising for MWF makes a lasting and life affirming difference
  • Include the link to your MWF online fundraising page
  • Include pictures from your fundraising activity or preparations, if contacting a newspaper
  • Ask if they would be interested in sending a photographer or reporter, if you have yet to do your challenge.

We have an press release template for you to try, which you can download below. Make sure you address your press release to the right person – contact the news desk to get their details. After the event tell the news desks about all your hard work and how much money you raised.

Fundraising for MWF: Press release template

You’ve done the hard work in raising the money so now make sure it gets to us! It’s super simple and there’s lots of ways to send in your sponsorship money so just pick the one that is best for you.

We’re over the moon you want to fundraise for us. Your amazing efforts really will help us to make sure that no one faces calamity alone. There are so many ways you can get involved – why not take a look at our events for some inspiration? If you’re not sure what’s right for you, then drop us a line and we’ll be in touch to help you find the fundraising activity that’s perfect for you.

We have so many different events available – there really is something for everyone. Just take a look at all our events to get some inspiration or get in touch.

We have all sorts of events for you to take part in. There are physical challenges like runs, hikes and swims. Or for you social types why not organise a coffee morning, a night in with friends, or golf with the guys? There’s even networking and corporate events like our famous luncheons and charity gala. Everything you need to know is on our events pages, or get in touch.

Of course. If you're looking at holding your own active event such as a walk, a run or a cycling challenge, all you need to do is head to the specific events page for that category. You’ll be able to join Team MWF for your challenge, and we’ll even send you a fabulous pack from us crammed with fundraising tips and training information.

If you're doing your own thing, be it climbing in a bath of beans, holding a quiz night or masterminding a charity auction, we've got lots of really helpful information in Your Event.

On many of our pages we'll give you a specific telephone number and contact form so you can find out all the answers to your questions. Alternatively get in touch and we’ll put you in touch with the right person.

You can set up a personalised online donation page with JustGiving or MuslimGiving. They offer a really easy way for people to sponsor you and add messages of support to spur you on when the training gets tough.

And when you select your local Minhaj Welfare Foundation as your chosen charity, all income is transferred directly to us. So all you have to do is share your page on Facebook and Twitter to get the word out to all your friends and family.

Thank you! We don’t see individual fundraising activity on Facebook, if you choose this route to boost your fundraising please get in touch to let us know, you can email us or send us a private message through Facebook.

We’ve got nearly a thousand professionally-designed posters, flyers, invitations and ticket templates – one for every kind of fundraising event! Simply get in touch , share your favourite design and your details, then we'll send it as a PDF to your inbox. The best thing is, we do all this completely free.

Your money will help us to provide a variety of services that help make sure no one has to through a calamity alone. We rely on fundraisers for 99% of our support so you really are very important. If you’d like more detail on how we raise and spend our money, get in touch.